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Definition 1: a card game based on collecting sets and sequences; the winner is the first to meld all their cards - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for rum in the sense of this definition

(rum is a kind of ...) a game played with playing cards

(... is a kind of rum ) a form of rummy in which a player can go out if the cards remaining in their hand total less than 10 points

(... is a kind of rum ) a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank

Definition 2: liquor distilled from fermented molasses - [noun denoting food]

(rum is a kind of ...) an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented

(... is a kind of rum ) rum cut with water

(... is a kind of rum ) dark rum from Guyana

(... is a kind of rum ) heavy pungent rum from Jamaica

(... is made of the substance rum) several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur

(... is made of the substance rum) hot rum toddy with a beaten egg

(... is made of the substance rum) a mixed drink made of liquor and water with sugar and spices and served hot

(... is made of the substance rum) any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice

(... is made of the substance rum) a cocktail made with rum and lime or lemon juice

(... is made of the substance rum) a cocktail made of rum and lime or lemon juice with sugar and sometimes bitters

Definition 3: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a curious hybrid accent
  • her speech has a funny twang
  • they have some funny ideas about war
  • had an odd name
  • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
  • something definitely queer about this town
  • what a rum fellow
  • singular behavior

Synonyms for rum in the sense of this definition

(rum is similar to ...) being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

"a strange exaltation that was indefinable" "a strange fantastical mind" "what a strange sense of humor she has"

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